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Cupaniopsis anacardioides
(Sapindaceae)

carrotwood, tuckeroo

  
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Cupaniopsis anacardioides is native to Australia. 


Species description or overview

Natural Area Weeds: Carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides)
The USFWS* species profile for the wekiu bug (Nysius wekiuicola) is available online, including links to legal notices, etc. (*U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service).

Natural area weeds: carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides) (in Florida) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Carrotwood, an invasive plant species in Florida, impacts and identification are provided by the University of Florida extension service.

Information about Cupaniopsis anacardioides from IUCN's ISSG/GISD
Information about Lantana camara is available from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) (a product of IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group [ISSG]).

Habitat Specialists - Carrotwood Research Summary
This page gives highlights of research that describes the extent to which carrotwood has invaded Florida. Lockhart, C., D. Austin, W. Jones, L. Downey. 1996 . The Invasion of Carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides) in Natural Areas (in review).

Cupaniopsis anacardioides information from PIER
Information on Cupaniopsis anacardioides as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).

Cupaniopsis anacardioides description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Cupaniopsis anacardioides as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).

Carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides) fact sheet
Carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides) description, habitat, biology, and management options are provided by Plant Conservation Alliance's Alien Plant Working Group.


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Cupaniopsis anacardioides
Nomenclatural information about Cupaniopsis anacardioides is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Cupaniopsis anacardioides information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Cupaniopsis anacardioides, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Cupaniopsis anacardioides
Nomenclatural information about Cupaniopsis anacardioides is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Identification

Natural Area Weeds: Carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides)
The USFWS* species profile for the wekiu bug (Nysius wekiuicola) is available online, including links to legal notices, etc. (*U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service).


Impacts

Natural area weeds: carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides) (in Florida) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Carrotwood, an invasive plant species in Florida, impacts and identification are provided by the University of Florida extension service.

Cupaniopsis anacardioides (Sapindaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Cupaniopsis anacardioides as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Cupaniopsis anacardioides impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Cupaniopsis anacardioides as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Risk assessments

Cupaniopsis anacardioides weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Cupaniopsis anacardioides for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.

Weed risk assessment for Cupaniopsis anacardioides for Florida (TNC) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
A weed risk assessment for Cupaniopsis anacardioides for Florida is presented by The Nature Conservancy (Doria Gordon et al.).


Control methods

Carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides) fact sheet
Carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides) description, habitat, biology, and management options are provided by Plant Conservation Alliance's Alien Plant Working Group.

Natural area weeds: carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides) (in Florida) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Carrotwood, an invasive plant species in Florida, impacts and identification are provided by the University of Florida extension service.

Cupaniopsis anacardioides management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Cupaniopsis anacardioides as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Cupaniopsis anacardioides images by PT
Cupaniopsis anacardioides images are presented online by Maui photographer Philip Thomas and are freely available for noncommercial use.

Images of Cupaniopsis anacardioides (Sapindaceae) (carrot wood)
Links to high-resolution free images of Cupaniopsis anacardioides (Sapindaceae) (carrot wood) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Cupaniopsis anacardioides images
Cupaniopsis anacardioides images are presented online by Guayamaca College.

Natural area weeds: carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides) (in Florida) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Carrotwood, an invasive plant species in Florida, impacts and identification are provided by the University of Florida extension service.

Cupaniopsis anacardioides herbarium voucher (University of Florida)
An image of an herbarium voucher of Cupaniopsis anacardioides is available online from the University of Florida.

Cupaniopsis anacardioides images from PIER
Images of Cupaniopsis anacardioides provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Cupaniopsis anacardioides worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Cupaniopsis anacardioides is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Books

Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition)
Langeland, K.A., H.M. Cherry, C.M. McCormick, and K.A. Craddock Burks. 2008. Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition). The University of Florida IFAS Communication Services (Gainesville). 193+ pp. illus. ISBN: 978-0-916287-70-2.


Full-text articles

Control of non-native plants in natural areas of Florida
Langeland, K.A. and R.L. Stocker. (1997-)2001. Control of non-native plants in natural areas of Florida. SP 242, one of a series of the Department of Agronomy, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. First printed: 1997. Revised: April, 2001.


Experts

Cupaniopsis anacardioides contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Cupaniopsis anacardioides as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Cupaniopsis anacardioides references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Cupaniopsis anacardioides as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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